'Home away from home'

Hospital campus allows wife to keep bedside vigil

Altrusa House is popular with patients and their families from Blenheim and Golden Bay who faced gas-guzzling trips to Nelson Hospital.
Dot and Walter Scott

Eye on growth

Post 12:54pm Woodshield looks at local manufacturing operation to meet demand for chemical-free vineyard posts.

New paramedic for Picton

Having two paid paramedics in Picton will be 'fantastic for Marlborough', says St John territory manager.

'Dynamic' disease hard to detect

1:13pm Doctors can be slow to recognise leptospirosis, especially those in cities, say Massey researchers.

Squalls delay ferries

Swells up to eight metres, and 50-knot winds in Cook Strait overnight delay four ferries.

Teen's race against time

Marlborough teen faces race against time in trying to get pilot's licence and complete NCEA level 3 before the year is out.

Help yourself ... to a theft charge

pick and mix Sneaky shoppers who pinch a lolly or two from the pick and mix aisles risk a shoplifting charge, says supermarket owner.

Blenheim Lotto winner claims prize

A $500,000 winning Lotto ticket sold at Pak ‘n Save Blenheim has been claimed.

Pro-life list defended

Smaller regions need help: Joyce

Johnny Andrews

Teen's race against time

Marlborough teen faces race against time in trying to get pilot's licence and complete NCEA level 3 before the year is out.

Caddy modest about Wie improvements

Ben Tyler Globetrotting golf caddy Duncan French is back in Marlborough for a wee break. Or perhaps, given his current employer, that should read a "Wie break".

'Ugly' takes home shield

Marlborough's Red Devils will not be able to get their hands on the Seddon Shield this season, despite Nelson Bays reclaiming the trophy.

Semis all but decided

Stunning wins for Waimea teams

Ben Tyler

Tyler's confidence growing

Ben Tyler has emerged as something of the mystery man in this season's Tasman Makos lineup.

Lifestyle
Food  |  Beer  |  Wine  |  Arts  |  Competitions

Giving beer the sommelier treatment

Simon Fell Regular readers of this column will know I have a pretty low opinion of the selection of beers offered by most restaurants.

Easy drinking

When we received some Thornbury wines for review, we realised our collective memory regarding the history of the label, and where it now sits in the scheme of things, is a little rusty.

Winning Kiwi

To or not cellar

Simon Fell

Meat makes the cut

Have you ever wondered how meat cuts acquired their names? Some are confusing and controversial.

Rock star economy out of tune

Sunshine wages do not pay bills. What I hear repeatedly at the doors of many people in Marlborough is that "it is time for a change".

Sustainability hub needed

In my view, a sustainability hub for Marlborough should be given serious consideration.

Letters to the editor

Kick back and savour the privilege

economy

Figure it out

Household disposable incomes rose 7.1 per cent last year. Notice this at your place, did you?

Top of the South economy falters

Nelson-Marlborough one of nine regions where economic activity shrank in the June quarter.

Breach of standards earns stiff penalty

A Marlborough vineyard contractor has been ordered to pay former workers $5000 by the Employment Relations Authority.

Imported salmon cheaper

Deputy mayor nabbed

Sekope Lopeti

Nautilus toasts global success

Within 30 years, Nautilus Estate has grown from an ambitious idea to a world-renowned premium wine brand.

rugby

Sports draws

Weekly sports draws around Marlborough from August 12.

Community calendar

A round-up of community events for the week ahead.

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Weekly arts diary

Art. Theatre, Workshops and Performances in Marlborough this week.

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Youth to get jazzy

Sponsored content by Marlborough 4 Fun - the 2014 Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival begins August 6.

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